Earlier this year, the Forverts asked readers to submit anecdotes and photos of their favorite heirlooms.
“I think that the main reason I wanted a chuppah was in order to spite my parents.”
Abby Stein, a transgender woman who grew up Hasidic, says Hasidic texts about Isaac and Rebecca discuss transgender identity.
Showing them your favorite heirlooms not only teaches them where they come from but also helps increase their self-esteem.
How many of these Yiddish classics can you recognize?
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